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The Johnny Mathis Collection

The Johnny Mathis Collection
Compilation album by Johnny Mathis
Released 1976[1]
Recorded 1959–1968
Genre AM pop
Early pop/rock
Vocal
Length 1:08:16
Label Hallmark Records
Pickwick Records
Johnny Mathis chronology
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(1976)
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(1976)
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(1977)

The Johnny Mathis Collection is a compilation album by American pop singer Johnny Mathis that was released in the UK in 1976 by Hallmark and Pickwick Records in arrangement with the CBS Records division of Columbia.[2] This is a two-LP set, with the first LP being what is actually a reissue of the singer's 1961 compilation Portrait of Johnny and the second being 10 tracks from three other albums: 1959's Faithfully, 1967's Up, Up and Away and 1968's Those Were the Days.

On June 30, 1977, the British Phonographic Industry awarded the collection with Gold certification for sales of 100,000 units in the UK, and Platinum certification for 300,000 units was awarded on January 17, 1978, making this album the only vinyl Mathis release to sell that many copies in the region.[1]

Contents

  • Track listing 1
  • Personnel 2
  • Notes 3

Track listing

Side 1

  1. "Starbright" (Lee Pockriss, Paul Vance) – 2:48
  2. "While You're Young" (Barbara Hayden, Tony Romano) – 2:54
  3. "Should I Wait (Or Should I Run to Her)" (Leon Carr, Paul Vance) – 2:48
  4. "All Is Well" (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) – 2:31
  5. "You Set My Heart to Music" (Eaton Magoon, Jr.) – 2:46
  6. "My Love for You" (Abner Silver, Sid Wayne) – 3:07

Side 2

  1. "Oh That Feeling" (Jack Segal, Paul Vance) – 2:36
  2. "How to Handle a Woman" (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 3:02
  3. "Cherie" (Michael Coldin, T. Prescott) – 2:49
  4. "Hey Love" (Lee Pockriss, Paul Vance) – 2:28
  5. "Jenny" (Jack Segal, Paul Vance) – 2:58
  6. "The Story of Our Love" (Michael Colicchio, Anthony Piano) – 2:24

Side 3

  1. "Up, Up and Away" (Jimmy Webb) – 2:55
  2. "Tonight" (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) – 3:16
  3. "Turn Around, Look at Me" (Jerry Capehart) – 2:51
  4. "The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)" (Paul Simon) – 2:10
  5. "This Guy's in Love with You" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 4:38

Side 4

  1. "Those Were the Days" (Boris Fomin, Gene Raskin) – 3:59
  2. "Maria" (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) – 3:45
  3. "Light My Fire" (John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison) – 3:49
  4. "The More I See You" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 4:03
  5. "Little Green Apples" (Bobby Russell) – 3:39

Personnel

Notes

  1. ^ a b "BPI search results".  
  2. ^ (1976) The Johnny Mathis Collection by Johnny Mathis [album jacket]. London: Hallmark Records PDA 015.
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